Mary Celeste

The Greatest Mystery of the Sea

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Author: Paul Begg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317865316

Category: History

Page: 304

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Mary Celeste is an iconic mystery - a perfectly seaworthy ship found wandering aimlessly at sea, her crew strangely and inexplicably missing. Paul Begg tells the story of the discovery of Mary Celeste and the people who vanished, and investigates over a century’s worth of speculation and survivors’ tales, searching for the facts behind one of the world’s great mysteries.

The Story of the "Mary Celeste"

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Author: Charles Edey Fay

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780486257303

Category: Transportation

Page: 261

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Intriguing unsolved riddle of famed 19th-century "ghost ship" abandoned on high seas by crew, passengers. Author dispels many misconceptions with convincing arguments, careful documentation.

Searching for the Bermuda Triangle

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Author: Aaron Rosenberg,Vivian E. Shumway

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448847591

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Looks at the history and infamous reputation of the triangular area of ocean known as the Bermuda Triangle.

The Mary Celeste

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Author: iMinds

Publisher: iMinds Pty Ltd

ISBN: 1921761210

Category: Science

Page: 5

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In December 1872, a ship was discovered in the Atlantic Ocean. The ship's sails were raised and it was in a seaworthy condition. Yet it appeared to be bobbing quite strangely rather than sailing. Upon closer inspection, it was discovered that the crew of the ship was missing. There was no sign of a struggle and the cargo had not been ransacked. What became of the crew has remained one of the sea's greatest mysteries for over 100 years.

The Mary Celeste - Legend, Evidence and Truth

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Author: Stan Mason

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1783334479

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 280

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The Mary Celeste…..one of the greatest sea mysteries never resolved until now. How was it possible for an experienced Captain, with his wife and daughter aboard, plus the crew to simple vanish and never be found. This books examines the ship from start to finish involving the Genesis of the Legend, the Start of the Spate, the Professional Theorists, the Modern Masters, the Evidence, the Captain and Crew, the Discovery of the Derelict, the Testimony, Further Evidence, the Follow Through, the Home Run, the Cause and Effect, and the Final Claim. It then identifies the Simple Truth which brings forth the solution to this mystery.

The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

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Author: Edith Wharton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439188521

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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One might not expect a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature to be a believer of ghost stories, much less be frightened by them, but as she admits in her postscript to this spine-tingling collection, "...till I was twenty-seven or -eight, I could not sleep in the room with a book containing a ghost story." Once her fear was overcome, however, she took to writing tales of the supernatural for publication in the magazines of the day. These eleven finely wrought pieces showcase her mastery of the traditional New England ghost story and her fascination with spirits, hauntings, and other supernatural phenomena. Called "flawlessly eerie" by Ms. magazine, this collection includes "Pomegranate Seed," "The Eyes," "All Souls'," "The Looking Glass," and "The Triumph of Night."

Joe Quinn Among the Rowdies

The Life of Baseball's Honest Australian

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Author: Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786479809

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 296

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"A gentleman when the game was hard-bitten, played by rough-and-ready lads out to win whatever the cost..." Australia had few sporting heroes in the years preceding its federation in 1901. But before its 20th-century Olympic trailblazers and Depression-era icons such as Phar Lap and Don Bradman, came an Australian sporting pioneer who was celebrated on the most glamorous stage in the world--American major league baseball. Joe Quinn's story has, until now, been lost in the land of his birth. This tale gallops from the deprivation of famine-ravaged Ireland through colonial Australia to the raucous ballfields of 19th-century America, with their unruly players and owners, brawls and adulation and backroom betrayals. Through 17 seasons in the major leagues, "Undertaker" Joe Quinn earned his place among the colorful characters who pioneered the modern game of baseball, as much for his ability to stand apart from their bad behavior as for his steadfastness on the field. Meet Australia's first professional baseball player (and manager), whose willingness to "have a go" in the grand Australian tradition will live long in the minds of sports fans on both sides of the Pacific.

Great mysteries of the sea

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Author: Edward F. Dolan

Publisher: Putnam Pub Group

ISBN: 9780396084617

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 126

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Describes several mysterious and supernatural events connected with the sea including ghost ships, abandoned ships, mysterious fireballs, and the mystifying area known as the Bermuda Triangle.

Unsolved Mysteries of the Sea

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Author: Lionel Fanthorpe,Patricia Fanthorpe

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781550024982

Category: Nature

Page: 260

View: 2717

Explores the intriguing mysteries of the sea: How were the seas formed? What gave rise to stories of mermaids, sirens, and sea monsters?